Why the Spark! Business Incubator? Industry states 51% of college graduates are lacking the skills essential for success in the professional workplace. Spark! Incubator provides a safe, challenging and innovative environment that exposes students to real entrepreneurial opportunities with the support of industry and community leaders designed to:
Discover passions in an authentic experiential learning environment
Develop critical thinking, leadership, communication, curiosity, grit, perseverance, creativity and time management skills
Fostering a growth mindset
Spark! entrepreneurs will validate their ideas, perfect a pitch, and seek resources and opportunities that foster growth mindset through start-up launch endeavors.
The Spark! Incubator is located at 2024 Chesterfield Mall Drive (next to Cheesecake Factory).
Dual credit is available through Maryville University and Missouri State University.